[hpc-announce] NOMS 2022 CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS (Extended deadline: October 24, 2021)

Tortonesi Mauro mauro.tortonesi at unife.it
Fri Oct 1 08:05:34 CDT 2021


                  CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS - NOMS 2022
           IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium
                   25-29 April 2022 // Budapest, Hungary
        Network and Service Management in the Era of Cloudification,
              Softwarization and Artificial Intelligence


The 18th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2022) will
be held on 25-29 April 2022 in Budapest, Hungary. Held in even-numbered years
since 1988, NOMS 2022 will follow the tradition of 34 years of NOMS and IM as
the primary IEEE Communications Society's forum for technical exchange on
management of information and communication technology focusing on research,
development, integration, deployment, standards, service provisioning, and user

NOMS 2022 will feature several workshops to further disseminate fine-tuned
research that is organized around the main conference theme: Network and
Service Management in the Era of Cloudification, Softwarization and Artificial

IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2022 invites proposals for one-day or half-day workshops, which
will be held before or immediately after the main NOMS 2022 technical program.
The primary purpose of the NOMS 2022 Workshops is to provide a forum for
research, development, integration, deployment, standards, service
provisioning, and user communities, also investigating the opportunities and
challenges of AI for network and service management.

NOMS 2022 Workshops are expected to focus on a range of novel and compelling
research avenues complementing or in-depth covering the topics of the main
conference, such as intelligent and hyper-connected environments,
virtualization and in general, softwarization of networking technologies, newly
emerging and potentially challenging topics on advanced services and
applications converged network operations, management and control, seamless,
secure services in future Internet also embedding cyber-physical systems.

Proposal Submission Guidelines

Each workshop proposal must include:

 1. Title of the workshop

 2. Names, addresses, and a short (200 words) bio of the major organizers
    (e.g., TPC (co-) chair(s), OC General (co-)chair(s))

 3. A brief description (1 page) of the technical issues addressed by the
    workshop. Relations to the main topics of the conference. State reasons why
    and how the workshop would attract the NOMS 2022 audience.

 4. Organizing Committee (OC) and possibly or initial Technical Program
    Committee (TPC)

 5. Likely contributors and targeted audience.

 6. The planned format of the workshop, including a strategy to facilitate
    lively and interactive discussions.

 7. If applicable, a description of the past events of the workshop, including
    all statistics of submitted/accepted papers and attendee numbers. If the
    workshop does not have past editions, please provide estimates and explain
    a strategy on how to reach the targets of paper submissions and attendees.

 8. Publicity and advertising plan to attract paper submissions and attendees.

 9. A draft of 1-page "Call for Papers (CFP)" including title, description,
    topics, and important dates.

10. The workshop website address, if applicable.

Submission of workshop proposals should be made to the Workshop
Co-chairs of NOMS 2022 by email to the following addresses:

 - Andreas Johnsson <andreas.a.johnsson at ericsson.com>
 - Mauro Tortonesi <mauro.tortonesi at unife.it>


  - Workshop proposal submission: October 24, 2021 (Extended and firm!)
  - Notification of acceptance: November 7, 2021 (Extended!)

*Tentative* Schedule for Accepted Workshops

 - Paper submission deadline (coordinated): January 9, 2022
 - Paper acceptance notification (coordinated): February 13, 2022
 - Camera-ready version due (coordinated): February 27, 2022

Workshop Co-chairs

 - Andreas Johnsson, Ericsson, Sweden
 - Mauro Tortonesi, Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy

Mauro Tortonesi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Distributed Systems Research Group
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
University of Ferrara

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